Commercial Weather Satellites Go To Washington

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Decision-makers in Washington have recently been faced with a dilemma. Our fast changing climate and development around the world have created increasing demand for high-quality weather and climate data. Unfortunately, at the same time, traditional weather satellites have become more expensive. Luckily, the small satellite revolution has offered an answer–constellations of small satellites, cooperating to […]

Severe Weather Study Shows Potential of GNSS-RO

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In a novel application of space-based atmospheric measurements, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), leading advisors on weather and climate risk to large enterprises, in collaboration with GeoOptics, has investigated the use of radio occultation measurements to improve severe weather forecasting. Pairing state-of-the-art, high-fidelity weather models with the rapidly evolving technology of miniaturized satellites provides a […]